Seminars in Public Health
- Course Number
- 4000 (Doctor of Public Health)
- Course Instructor(s)
- Ted Witek
CHL4006H Seminars in Public Health is a continuous enrolment course conducted in over up to 9 in-person sessions in years 1-3 of the DrPH Program. The seminar includes sessions on basic skills utilized in a professional doctorate journey – e.g., library and search techniques, media training, ethics board – as well as special lectures, case studies and public health site visits. This seminar balances the high portion of remote or hybrid classes in the DrPH program through in-person dialogue and interactive learning that explores a diversity of current public health issues.
In these sessions students will:
- Engage in real world examples of leadership and governance to understand options and impact of decisions.
- Achieve a critical awareness of diverse disciplines and sectors impacting public health policy and execution.
- Develop or enhance basic skills required to complete a professional doctorate.
- Reflect on current public health issues in general and on specific areas of practice.
- Receive inputs and perspectives to inform the shaping of applied research projects.
Method of Assessment
This course is graded as CR/NCR.
|Personal reflections (x 6 – 36%)||Pass/Fail|
|Guest Editorial (x 4 – 20%)||Pass/Fail|
|Dialogue Facilitation (x 2 – 24%)||Pass/Fail|
|Mandatory Attendance (20%)||Pass/Fail|